Elderly street vendor stabs government officer in the throat with skewer

An elderly vendor in Chongqing, China decided to react with violence when told that she was not allowed to sell her candied fruit on the streets.

According to Shanghaiist, she stabbed a government officer right in the throat with one of her skewers instead of complying and moving her stall.

Photos circulating online show the stick -- with candied fruit still intact -- poking out of the man's neck and his colleagues helping him away.

Fortunately, the injury was not severe.

The woman has been detained the police.